Vox Graeca. Front Cover · William Sidney Allen. CUP Archive, – Greek Vox Graeca: The Pronunciation of Classical Greek · William Sidney Allen. This edition of Professor Allen’s highly successful book is on the pronunciation of Attic Greek in classical times. In this third edition, Allen has revised the section. VOX GRAECA is W. Sidney Allen’s systematic reconstruction of the facts of Attic Greek pronunciation from a wide variety of ancient sources. It begins with a short .

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So in answer to the original poster, I think Stratakis may be highly recommended.

Account Options Sign in. He notes that many sounds have changed between Attic or Koine and Modern Greek, but as long as the change was after classical times, he sees no need to tell an exact timeframe for it.

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Use this board to grawca questions about grammar, discuss learning strategies, get help with a difficult passage of Greek, and more. I just bought it to support his highly laudable enterprise and because I find it frankly enjoyable.


Can people recommend any audio examples of Vox Graeca that I could use as a guide?

The rest of the Spartan constitution is now available. Paul added it Feb 11, Ria Christie Collections Condition: Too bad all recordings by him I’ve tried are ruined by an “emotive” musical score.

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Light shelf wear on cover. Trivia About Vox Graeca: Want to Read saving…. Sebastian rated it aloen was amazing Jul 05, Sidney Allen No preview available – grawca Anyway, I’ve paid for so much worse stuff, like a CD produced by Oxford-based classical philologists. Garic Gymro rated it it was amazing Sep 24, Stephen Bruce rated it really liked it Nov 04, vkx Other editions – View all Vox Graeca: Jake rated it really liked it Aug 13, Parth Joshi marked it as to-read Dec 14, P-Town Book Sales Condition: It does not, however, assume a prior reading of the earlier book, and a certain amount of duplication on some of the more general topics is thus inevitable.

Daitz’s prosody is very annoying, but his pronunciation of the segments is conscientious in the extreme, and he recorded a lot of worthwhile literature.

Paul Bisagni marked it as to-read Jul 17, Has wear to the cover and pages. What you hear in my recordings is based on the idea that the new Attic orthography of the late 5th c. In this third edition, Allen has revised the section on stress in classical Greek, the chapter on quantity has been recast, and the author has added an appendix on the names and letters of the Greek alphabet, to provide a parallel and historical background to the similar appendix in the second edition of his Vox Latina.


Up-to-date browsers should have no trouble playing the sounds. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ships from the UK. My pronunciations follow a slightly different philosophy from the recommendations in Vox Graeca. Otherwise in good condition. The Pronunciation of Classical Greek.

Cambridge University Press, Demetrios rated it it was amazing Jan 14, This edition of Professor Allen’s highly successful book is on the pronunciation of Attic Greek in classical times. Another aspect graecq the book that limits its usefulness is that Allen’s coverage of changes is limited to only the classical period.